2018 Summer Program


Prof Yiu Kwong Stephen LI, PhD of University of Plymouth, UK, professor at the Department of Logistics & Maritime Studies, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Vice Chairman of the Institute of Seatransport, and Barrister of the High Court of the Hong Kong. Prof. LI has profound experiences in the maritime industry. Before joining the University, he has obtained Class 2 (Deck) Foreign Going Chief Mate Certificate of Competency, and Class 1 (Deck) Foreign Going Master Mariner Certificate of Competency and he has worked as navigating officer, chief officer and master in many kinds of vessels.

Prof. Huaiyang ZHOU, distinguished professor and doctoral supervisor at the School of Ocean and Earth Science, State Key Laboratory of Marine Geology, Tongji University. He is presently the director of the Ocean Science Center of COMRA, one of three directors of International Marine Minerals Society, and a member of the InterRidge Deep Earth Sampling Working Group. Prof. ZHOU has been a member of the committee that reviews research proposals in marine science sponsored by NSFC, expert of ocean science under the National 863 Program, and chief scientist for many marine research programs supported by NSFC and other foundations.

Prof. Kuen-chen FU, Professor and Dean of South China Sea Institute of Xiamen University. He is among the scholars recruited through China's Thousand Talents program. Prof. Fu received his S.J.D. from the University of Virginia in 1983 and is a leading scholar of international law of the sea. He previously taught at Taiwan University and other universities in Taiwan. Prof. Fu is also the Editor-in-Chief of China Oceans Law Review and the South China Sea Bulletin.